Bec Hill

News: Bec Hill Wins Toilet Humour Competition

Comedian Bec Hill was crowned the winner of the nation’s favourite toilet joke today on World Toilet Day. Beating off stiff competition from rival comics including - Milton JonesLucy PorterArthur Smith, Helen Lederer, Paul FootJohn Cooper-Clarke and Alex Horne – Bec Hill was awarded the coveted prize of the golden loo seat.

The winning toilet joke is:


News: Stand-Up Comedy Goes Down The Toilet

Some of Britain’s best comedians are to go head-to-head to win the award for ‘Britain’s Best Toilet Joke’. Milton Jones


News: Franken, Hill, Buckley Hill & Slayer Win Barry Awards

Will Franken has won Best Performer in the inaugural Barry Awards, the new prize for Fringe performers voted for by Fringe performers. Bec Hill, who set out to write an award-winning show after she drunkenly told the Superman actor Dean Cain that she was an award winner, won the award for Best Show*And Peter Buckley Hill and Bob Slayer tied for the award for Best Person.  Here is a full list of the results, plus quotes from the winners.

Opinion: Should Critics Quote Jokes?

To quote jokes or not to quote jokes, that is the perennial question for comedy critics. This has particularly been bothering me in the last couple of days after I ran a rave review of Bec Hill and she complained that I had printed one of her jokes, thus ruining the surprise for fans. While I could understand her point this was just one joke in a set packed with neat little quips and puns. It would hardly have disgruntled punters queueing around the block for refunds.

Edinburgh Review: Bec Hill

Gilded Balloon


Comedians get their ideas for shows from all over the place. I sometimes wonder if some get them from old skips. Bec Hill got hers last October when she drunkenly described herself to a celebrity she once had a crush on in the Soho Theatre bar as “award-winning”. Being true to her word the Aussie comedian felt she now had to go out and win an award to justify her boast.



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